SAAB Completes test flight of Gripen E with Meteor missiles

November 13, 2018 @ 09:28 AM

SAAB has completed testing its Gripen E multirole fighter aircraft with two Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missiles (BVRAAM) for the first time on Monday. This test with Meteor is a part of the weapon integration progress in the Gripen E test programme

MBDA to Develop Next-gen MICA Missile for Rafale Fighters

November 12, 2018 @ 10:33 AM

MBDA has won a contract to develop next generation MICA missile, MICA NG from the French Defence Procurement Agency DGA (Direction Générale de lArmement) with deliveries scheduled to begin in 2026. The MICA NG will be available to arm the current and future versions of the Rafale combat aircraft, the company...

Spanish Air Force’s TAURUS Missile to be Upgraded by MBDA, Saab JV...

October 9, 2018 @ 11:23 AM

The Spanish Ministry of Defence and TAURUS Systems GmbH (TSG) signed a contract for an upgrade of the operational capability of the TAURUS KEPD 350 Weapon System used by the Spanish Air Force. The TAURUS KEPD 350 has been in the inventory of the Spanish Air force for 10 years

Russia’s Su-57 Fighter Aircraft To Get Supersonic Missiles With 300-km Range

September 27, 2018 @ 08:38 AM

Russias most-advanced multipurpose fighter jet, Su-57 will reportedly be equipped with a hypersonic anti-aircraft missile with a range of over 300km, according to a report by

Indian Air Force Test-Fires Astra BVR Air-to-Air Missile as Part of Pre-Induction...

September 26, 2018 @ 11:44 PM

The Indian Air Force has successfully test fired a home-grown Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM), Astra, from Su-30MKI aircraft Wednesday. The missile was test-fired from Air Force Station, Kalaikunda

India Successfully Test-fires Interceptor Missile

September 24, 2018 @ 09:22 AM

India successfully test-fired an interceptor missile off the coast in its eastern sate of Odisha, officials said Monday. The missile test was carried out Sunday night from Abdul Kalam Island of the integrated test range (ITR)

Israel’s IMI To Supply Precision Guided Rocket Systems To IDF

August 28, 2018 @ 08:29 AM

Israel's Defense Ministry signed an agreement for the purchase of precision-guided rockets and rocket systems from the state-owned arms manufacturer Israel Military Industries (IMI) to equip the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) artillery corps. IMI would deliver "within a few years" an advanced integrated system "allowing precise hits by remote launching", Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Monday

US Army Demos Northrop-developed Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System

August 16, 2018 @ 01:16 PM

The Northrop Grumman-developed Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Battle Command System (IBCS) successfully demonstrated its ability to scale up and network across long distances during a recent US Army-led test. The evaluation was conducted by U

Spanish Eurofighter Jet Pilot Accidently Fires Air-to-air Missile during Drills

August 10, 2018 @ 02:06 PM

A Spanish fighter jet pilot accidently fired an advanced medium range air-to-air missile (AMRAAM) during a mock drill close to the Russian border. The Eurofighter Typhoon multi-role fighter, part of the Spain-Estonias alliances air-policing mission erroneously fired an AMRAAM-type missile during mock drill at Tartu, an Estonian town 30 miles west of the Russian border on Tuesday afternoon, Agence France Presse news agency reported Thursday

Raytheon Wins $96 Million For Miniature Air-Launched Decoy Missile Production

August 1, 2018 @ 09:04 AM

Raytheon Company received a $96.1 million contract to produce 250 Miniature Air-Launched Decoys, or MALD missiles

Iran Opens Production Line for Fakour-90 Medium-Range Missile

July 24, 2018 @ 09:37 AM

The Iranian Defense Ministry has launched a production line for its Fakour-90 radar based medium range missile. "The missile had been developed based on operational needs and in cooperation with the Army, Air Force of Iran," the State-run IRINN TV reported quoting Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami who visited the official ceremony on Monday

S. Korea's New-gen KF-X Fighters To Get Locally-developed Missiles

July 11, 2018 @ 12:32 PM

South Koreas next-generation fighter aircraft will reportedly be equipped with an indigenous, air-launched, long-range cruise missile, modelled after the Taurus KEPD 350, manufactured by the German-Swedish firm Taurus Systems, according to Defense News. The Agency for Defense Development, or ADD, is expected to finalize a local partner company by September for exploratory development of the missile for the countrys next-generation Korea Fighter-Experimental (KF-X) program